NKBA Southern Ohio/Kentucky Chapter

NKBA Southern Ohio/Kentucky is the local chapter that brings together local Southern Ohio/Kentucky Kitchen & Bath distributors, retailers, remodelers, manufacturers, fabricators, installers, designers, and other professionals – and provides a resource for local consumers to research, educate and connect with Southern Ohio/Kentucky Kitchen and Bath professionals.


2018 Current Chapter Officers

President

Ashley Kasper, AKBD
A. Kitchen Design House
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 312-6437

Programs Chair

Shayna Hall
Cambria
6115 West Stoner Drive, Suite A
Greenfield, IN 46140
(317) 894-2388
shayna.hall@cambriausa.com

Communications Chair

Cari Bolte
Bauscher Construction
385 Bridge St
Loveland, OH  45140
(513) 253-8908
caribolte@hotmail.com

Membership Chair

George Conaway
Hamilton Parker Company
2931 E Kemper Rd
Sharonville, OH 45241
(513) 276-4840
gconaway@hamiltonparker.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Dana Snyder, CKD
Designs on Madison
Cincinnati, OH 45208
danaesnyder@yahoo.com


2019 Chapter Officers

President

Ashley Kasper, AKBD
A. Kitchen Design House
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 312-6437

Programs Chair

Shayna Hall
Cambria
6115 West Stoner Drive, Suite A
Greenfield, IN 46140
(317) 894-2388
shayna.hall@cambriausa.com

Communications Chair

Cari Bolte
Bauscher Construction
385 Bridge St
Loveland, OH  45140
(513) 253-8908
caribolte@hotmail.com

Membership Chair

George Conaway
Hamilton Parker Company
2931 E Kemper Rd
Sharonville, OH 45241
(513) 276-4840
gconaway@hamiltonparker.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Dana Snyder, CKD
Designs on Madison
Cincinnati, OH 45208
danaesnyder@yahoo.com


Southern Ohio/Kentucky Chapter Events

Qualifying Clients with Paul Bauscher at The Tile Shop

Tuesday, June 14, 2018 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm

The Tile Shop
3095 Disney Street
Cincinnati, OH 45209

Are They Worth It? How to tell your customers from the tire kickers. Join in on an engaging conversation with Paul Bauscher of EMyth Certified Business Coach and your local National Kitchen and Bath Association. The Tile Shop in Oakley is hosting us this month. Explore The Tile Shop’s extensive selection from Natural Stone to Glass Mosaics.

Please note there is a Parking lot at the Tile Shop in Oakley. There will be dinner and drinks provided by The Tile Shop.

This event will be .01 CEU for NKBA, you must self report.

Please take note Students may attend at no charge by using Promo code: Student.

Thank you for your time, we are excited to see you at another event!

Member Appreciation Night

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Tisdel Distributing Inc.
7177 Central Parke Blvd
Cincinnati, OH 45040

This night is filled with trivia questions from a handful of categories. Attendees will be divided up in teams and prizes will be given out for each round of trivia! This event is structured as a fun membership appreciation night.

Tisdel is a staple of our Tri-state market and always willing to support our chapter and all of our members. If you haven’t attended an event at Tisdel, this is the perfect night! There is a parking lot on site so no worries there. Appetizers and Beverages will be provided by the Tisdel team.

Register Here

Caribbean Cruzin at Custom Distributors

Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Custom Distributors
9190 Seward Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45014

Being in the industry for 30+ years, Custom Distributors has refined the buying experience to meet the needs of the end user. With our knowledgeable sales & support staff and factory trained, in-house installation crew, we are prepared to work in tandem with you and your specifier to ensure your dream kitchen can become a reality.

There will have six vendors (Subzero/Wolf, BSH (Bosch, Thermador, Gaggenau), Miele, GE, Samsung, & LG) setup throughout the showroom. Each will give a 10-15-minute presentation on their latest “smart” technology.

This event will be “Caribbean Cruise” themed, with a focus on smart home technology. The food served will be from a Caribbean menu and members will need to attend each manufacturer to be eligible to win door prizes. Social hour/networking will go from 5-6:00pm, interactive vendor presentations will begin at 6:00pm and door prizes will be drawn at 7:30pm. Must be present to win the door prizes.

*Parking lot available on-site. Overflow parking will be directed next door to business called Ship Paq.

3 Take Aways –
Participants will know how to specify Smart Appliances for their clients
Participants will know how to use Smart Appliances through apps and voice commands.
Participants will understand the Smart Appliance trends and what is coming soon in the world of Smart Appliances.
Early registration is $25.

$35 at the door.

This event is worth .1 NKBA CEUs.
Register Now. 

Get a Free Professional Head Shot While Supporting Toys for Tots

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Lumberman’s Cambria Slab Gallery
2816 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241

Please join us for a fun evening with your friends in the Southern Ohio and Kentucky NKBA Chapter with a charitable and professional twist! The social event will be held at Lumberman’s Slab Gallery sponsored by Cambria.

For free entry to the event bring a toy or donation for “Toys for Tots”. Once inside you will have the opportunity get your professional head-shot taken for free!

Register early as we will have a limit to the number of head shots available! “Toys for Tots” does not post a list of recommended toys for the younger tots, but if you would like a few suggestions for pre-teens and teens, here are a few ideas; books, backpacks, cosmetics, purses, watch/wallet gift sets, bath gift sets, board games, radio control cars/trucks, hand-held electronics, skateboards/helmets, curling irons, hair straighteners, and hair dryers.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Brewery Event: Membership Drive and Vendor Night

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 5:30pm – 8:30pm
FigLeaf Brewery
3387 Cincinnati Dayton Road
Middletown, OH 45044

Come enjoy all that FigLeaf Brewery and NKBA Southern Ohio and Kentucky Chapter has to offer! Be sure to invite your industry friends! Enjoy delicious brews and food while connecting with your favorite vendors and checking out what is new in the K&B design world!

Vendors include: Cambria, Custom Distributors, Blum, Level-Ease, Hamilton Parker, Unique Stone Concepts, Hafele, Pro Kitchens, Formica and Sims-Lohman.

Local Beer and Wine made by FigLeaf! Soda and water as well!

4 food bars including a Mac & Cheese Bar, Burger Bar, Cincy Bar and Dessert Bar for you to create the perfect meal by Central Connections Catering!
Members pay only $35 and their industry guests are only $10.

February Meeting @ Florida Tile of Erlanger

Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Florida Tile of Erlanger
1325 Donaldson Hwy Ste 2B
Erlanger, KY 41018

Come Join us for a CEU (.1) Presentation:

New Trend in Tile: Thin Tile

Presented by Florida Tile of Erlanger

Registration and cocktails will begin at 5 PM, followed by dinner and the presentation.

CEU Overview: Ceramic tile is a well-known building material that has been used for interior and exterior walls and floors for centuries. While ceramic is a proven material, porcelain tile has gained in popularity because it is an improved product with superior performance characteristics such as strength, resistance to stains, and durability. This course will explore large-format, thin porcelain panels.

October Chapter Meeting

Monday, October 10, 2016 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Custom Distributors
9190 Seward Rd
Fairfield, Ohio 45014

Please join us for our October Chapter meeting. Our host this month will be Custom Distributors. Our Guest Speaker will be Fred Reikowsky. The topic of the program will be “Managing Growth for Profitability & Sanity”.

Fred is a professional business coach and leadership trainer and speaker licensed with the Professional Business Coaches Alliance. He founded Legacy Business Leaders LLC, a business coaching & leadership training firm in January 2012 after a 33 year career as a building contractor and 5 years of non profit leadership in the Middle East. His work overseas focused on developing a micro- business initiative in the Nile River Valley region of Egypt. Legacy Business leaders now works nationwide to help business owners in the construction industry re-chart their goals, learn key business principles & capitalize on the Legacy Process for success and long term profitability. Fred presents regularly at leadership and business development conferences and speaking events throughout the year.

Cost is $25 per person and will include food and drinks.

Member Social & Vendor Showcase

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Please join us for a special Member Social & Vendor Product Showcase. Current members are encouraged to bring a non-member friend that is in the k&b industry. Dinner & Drinks will be provided. Some of the confirmed vendors so far include: Cambria, Hamilton Parker, Kohler, Tisdel Distributing, & others to be added. Cost is $25 for members, $10 for industry guest.

May 12 Chapter Meeting

Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Please join us for our May Chapter Meeting. Our host this month is Mont Surfaces by Mont Granite. This month’s presentation will be “Understanding Stone: The truths about natural stone properties and applications” presented by Daniel Konrad Link one of the purchasers for Mont Granite. Food & Drinks will be provided. Cost is $25 in advance/ $30 at door (note: cash or check only for door payments) Registration starts at 5:30pm, meeting will begin at 6pm. Please register via the constant contact email link that was emailed to all members.

April 20 Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Please join us for our April Chapter Meeting. Our host this month is Cosentino. The presentation will be “Designing & Selling Using 3D Software”, and will be presented by Derek Pedersen of Chief Architect. Food & drinks will be provided. Cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Please note: door payments can be cash or check only. Registration starts at 5:30, meeting will begin at 6pm Registration can be made via the Constant Contact link that was emailed.